2nd Grade Superstars!

Week of February 15, 2016

Ms. Pullar and Mrs. Swenson

Homework

Monday - Holiday

Tuesday - Math Solid Figures worksheet and Read

Wednesday - Math 11-3a, Workbook page 35
Thursday - Math 11-4, Workbook page 40


Operation Helping Hand non-perishable food donations. Thank you!

What's New This Week?

Language Arts

Due to the short weeks, we will continue with our lesson 18. The focus story is My Name is Gabriela. Our essential question is "What makes a character interesting?". Phonics skills this week are long e sound for y, changing y to i, and the verb be. We will continue to work on how to write interesting fictional stories and start our Young Authors.

Spelling Words of the Week - List # 18

happy pretty baby very puppy funny carry lucky only sunny penny city tiny many
Challenge words - sorry noisy


Test on Friday

Click here to go visit the Spelling City website for some fun practice

http://www.spellingcity.com/Sswenson/

Math

ENVISIONS MATH
This week we will continue with Topic 11, Geometry. In your child's R. H. folder is a list of important geometry vocabulary to help them learn about the solid figures and the plane shapes. Please be sure to review this nightly with your child.


FIRST IN MATH

Please continue to encourage your child to visit this website frequently. Thank you! www.firstinmath.com

Mother Son with the Globetrotters on March 5th at the Sun Center in Trenton.

Parent’s Night Out: Join us for a great night of comedy fun on March 12th at 8:30 p.m. at the Comedy Cabaret. Enjoy a fun night out and raise funds for our school! Please see the flyer HERE.

Printed Family Directories - If you did not purchase a printed copy of the directory at the beginning of the year, there are still a few copies available. Printed directories are a great way to retain information from year to year and access it quickly. They are $5 each and only available to Home & School Members. Please contact Carolyn Chiarello at cmh4778@aol.com if you would like a copy.


Visit the Rolling Hills Home & School Association website for announcements and information http://www.rhhsa.org/


Please send in your Boxtops for Education labels. Thank you!

Reminders


R.H. Aladdin Play News - Click HERE for information to purchase tickets to our school musical.

Operation Helping Hand Food Drive -You can make a difference in the lives of others in our community by contributing canned and non-perishable food items. Please consider bringing in an item or two to help with this worthy cause. Donations are being accepted through March 9th. Thank you in advance for any contributions you can make. Please click HERE for more information.

2015-2016 District Art Show T-Shirt - Orders are now being taken to purchase this year's t-shirt for the Council Rock Art Show. All proceeds from the sales of t-shirts will benefit the Catharine T. Maynard Visual Arts Scholarship! Orders are due to Mrs. Heffren by 3/28. Forms can be found HERE.

Science Fair: This year’s Science Fair will be March 31st! It is always a great night and we look forward to seeing all the wonderful projects. More information to come soon!

Field Trip - Our Field Trip will be on May 19 and we will visit the Adventure Aquarium. If you would like to attend and meet us at the Aquarium, you must have your clearance as required by the district.

Important Dates


2/18 - 6:00 - 7:30 PM - Family Math Night (see link above

2/19 - Crazy hair/mustache spirit day

2/27 - Happy Birthday Mackenzie!

3/14 - 6:30 PM 2nd Grade Literacy Night

3/31 - Science Fair

5/19 - 2nd Grade Field trip to Aquarium